Joanne was born in Lowell, MA the daughter of the late Edith (Ferriani) and Charles Preston. She grew up in Wilmington, MA and graduated from Wilmington High School. She was a devoted wife and mother and loved taking care of her family. Joanne enjoyed gardening, sewing and arts and crafts.
Her husband of 47 years Francis “Buddy” Scurto of Salem
Son: Joseph Scurto of Bridgewater, MA
Daughters: Kimberly Scurto of Salem, NH
Frankie Scurto and her husband Dan Ciobanu-Adi of Everett, MA
Grandchildren: Kendra and Caylee Scurto
Brothers: Edward Preston of Salem, NH
Charles Preston of FL
Sister: Frances Griffin of Wilmington, MA
Several nieces and nephews including Jean Preston Mackie of Salem, NH and Brenda Preston of Londonderry.
Funeral Services will be private for the family. Arrangements are by the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH.